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Fossils B/C

Postby Jim_R » Fri Jun 12, 2009 2:17 am

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby soobsession » Mon Aug 03, 2009 1:07 pm

yay!!! fossils!!! im still dying for the fossils list to come out but noooooo its probably going to come out in september or something :roll: :| ...any ideas if something is going to change? is there anything to change?

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby Deeisenberg » Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:03 pm

There is the whole list to change, they could completely revamp the list if they wanted to. The thing is, they don't want to, and because of that the new fossils list will almost without a doubt be either identical, or extremely similar to the old list.

Also, the lists for ID events generally come out on the SOINC site before the rules are sent out to teams. I would hope and expect that lists for both Fossils and Ornithology would come out this month.
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby gneissisnice » Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:27 pm

I highly doubt that the list is gonna be much different than last years, it rarely changes.
2009 events:
Fossils: 1st @ reg. 3rd @ states (stupid dinosaurs...) 5th @ nats.
Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby binary010101 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:52 pm

Usually these lists are the same with between 1-5 replaced.
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby googlyfrog » Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:08 pm

But there's still a chance they'll completely change it when you least expect it, so I wouldn't stop studying just because you think it will be almost the same as last year.

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby gneissisnice » Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:16 pm

Im just saying, from my experience, the list usually barely changes.
The previous year had a list very similar to the one used four years ago. The only real differences were less birds, a few more reptiles, the removal of Calymene (trilobite) and Bellerophon (gastropod), and very few other changes.
2009 events:
Fossils: 1st @ reg. 3rd @ states (stupid dinosaurs...) 5th @ nats.
Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby googlyfrog » Thu Aug 20, 2009 10:50 pm

Well, that's good. At least you won't have to memorize pages of new fossils every year.

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby binary010101 » Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:02 pm

That's usually the point of having the limited changes.
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby googlyfrog » Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:49 pm

Yup.

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby googlyfrog » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:20 pm

Hey, the ornithology list just came out, so shouldn't the Fossils list be coming out just about now?

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby soobsession » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:21 pm

umm...it is...

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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby fmtiger124 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:34 pm

googlyfrog wrote:Hey, the ornithology list just came out, so shouldn't the Fossils list be coming out just about now?

heres a link to the list:
http://soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/FossilList2010Official8-27-09.pdf
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby Deeisenberg » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:36 pm

The only real change is the addition of Jellyfish.
They also changed asteroidea to stelleroidea, which is essentially the same thing, but broader.
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Re: Fossils B/C

Postby gneissisnice » Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:06 am

Yep, looks almost exactly the same. I win.
2009 events:
Fossils: 1st @ reg. 3rd @ states (stupid dinosaurs...) 5th @ nats.
Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats


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